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they passed over russia in orbit. they were never in any danger. tonight the system's back up and running. and we happen to know "nightly news" is uploaded to the space station each evening, so at least they get to see themselves on tv. >>> as the british newspaper the "daily mail" breathlessly put it today, kate put her baby bump on parade. today's public event at hope house, a rehab facility in south london, was the first appearance by kate middleton in public since being visibly with child. easily the most anxiously awaited birth in the uk since diana herself was pregnant with prince william 30 years ago. to be fair, the "daily mail" went on to describe her as radiant today, now halfway through her pregnancy. >>> vice president joe biden is out with another one of those sound bites that could live on for a long time. he appeared on a live video town hall on gun violence sponsored by facebook and "parents" magazine. he was responding to a gun owner fearful about a ban on certain kinds of weapons and clips, that it would leave people unable to protect themselves in their home. >> kate, i
within just hours of each other. this morning in a remote part of russia, some thought the world was ending when a ten-ton meteor, five stories tall, hurtled to earth and exploded, causing a lot of injuries and doing a lot of damage without actually hitting anything. its fiery descent was captured in vivid detail by numerous cameras. >>> and then this afternoon there was a very close call with a massive astroid that whizzed by just 17,000 miles from our planet. in sell celestial terms, that's a narrow miss. nbc's tom costello reports. >> reporter: the video from russia is incredible. a massive meteor traveling at 33,000 miles per hour, trailing a brilliant quite con trail, hitting the atmosphere and exploding with the force of an atomic bomb. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the shock wave over the town damaged thousands of buildings, knocked down a factory wall and blew out windows across the city in freezing temperatures. just as kids were starting the school day. >> translator: the ceiling was okay. but all the windows were broken. almost all the window panes were damaged. there ar
. we'll be in sochi, russia, a place nobody really knows anything about. so we get a scouting report tonight from nbc's jim maceda in sochi. >> reporter: welcome to sochi, host of the 2014 winter olympics. with a year to go on the countdown clock and temperatures in the mild 50s, citizens of this black sea resort, known more for its spas and palm trees, wonder why it was picked at all. i think it's pure show for putin on the international stage, she says. >> sochi is going to become a new world-class resort for the new russia and the whole world. >> reporter: russian president vladimir putin has kept that pledge, surprisingly made in english, six years ago. and has turned this into an olympic park. running it like a ceo every step of the way. today, the ice rinks are completed and hosting international events. while in the mountains, just 30 miles away, sochi's ski jump and other alpine runs are primed. putin, an avid skier himself, is pleased. so are u.s. competitors here. >> hopefully a lot of people will make the journey and i think it's going to be an amazing olympics. >> reporte
big cosmic coincidence. nbc's tom costello reports. >> reporter: the video from russia is incredible. a massive meteor traveling at 33,000 miles per hour, trailing a brilliant quite contrail, hitting the atmosphere and exploding with the force of an atomic bomb. [ explosion ] >> reporter: the shock wave over the city of chebarkul damaged thousands of buildings, knocked down a factory wall and blew out windows across the city in freezing temperatures just as kids were starting the school day. >> translator: the ceiling was okay. but all the windows were broken. almost all the window panes were damaged. there are no windows without damage. >> reporter: the shards of glass injuring more than 1,000 people, 100 hospitalized. >> i heard this extremely loud noise that shook my apartment. >> reporter: canadian hockey player, michael garnett, lives there. we talked to him via skype. >> it blew the vents out of my bathroom and there was debris on the floor. and i am up on the 23rd floor and i could feel the building swaying. >> reporter: pieces of the meteor punched a hole in a frozen lake, bu
. in russia after that meteor that scared the daylights out of every one. >>> and all eyes to the sky, looking for the next close encounter. >>> later on, the spectacular scene in southern california. no one has quite seen anything quite like it. >>> we awoke last friday to the story of that meteor streaking across the russian sky. then we saw the video. thousands of them. and now there are a lot of new questions about whether we're doing enough to be on the lookout for another direct hit with the planet earth. while on the ground, pieces of that space rock are going for a hefty price. the story tonight from nbc's stephanie gosk. >> reporter: after the meteor smashed through the atmosphere, shattering windows in russia, and nerves around the world, it broke into pieces, meteorites. most landed near this frozen lake. the largest piece may still be under water. the search to find them is on. there are reports that residents are trying to sell the meteorites for as much as $10,000. a lot of money for a rock. but things from outer space can fetch a good price from collectors like dave gheesling. >
york. >>> when we come back here tonight, picking up the pieces. quite literally in russia after that meteor that scared the daylights out of every one. >>> and all eyes to the sky, looking for the next close encounter. >>> later on, the spectacular scene in southern california. no one has quite seen anything quite like it. my bad. tell me you have good insurance. yup, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] ...allstate. really? i was afraid you'd have some cut-rate policy. nope, i've got... [ voice of dennis ] the allstate value plan. it's their most affordable car insurance -- and you still get an allstate agent. i too have... [ voice of dennis ] allstate. [ normal voice ] same agent and everything. it's like we're connected. no we're not. yeah, we are. no, we're not. ♪ ask an allstate agent about the value plan. are you in good hands? >>> we awoke last friday to the meteor streaking across the russian sky and then we saw the video. thousands of them. and now there are a lot of new questions about whether we're doing enough to be on the lookout for another direct hit with the planet
yesterday. if that explosive and damaging strike from a ten-ton meteor in russia didn't get our attention then maybe the close fly by of a large asteroid several hours later did. experts say a direct hit on land would have resulted in catastrophic destruction. so what's being done to identify threatening space rocks? more importantly, do we have the means to intercept them before they hit? the answers aren't exactly reassuring. nbc's michelle franzen has this report. >> reporter: shock waves. today crews in the russian province covered a trail of debris, some 50 acres caused by yesterday's fireball and at a nearby frozen lake searchers collected possible fragments of the meteor. scientists say it exploded with a force 20 times greater than the hiroshima bomb with the earth's atmosphere acting as a cushion. the fireball shattered windows, damaged buildings, and injured more than a thousand people. the biggest bang in more than a century caught scientists by surprise as the world was focused on a bigger asteroid and its close encounter with earth. and overnight in northern california report
in time for the winter games in sochi, russia. she took gold and bronze in vancouver and is a four-time world cup champion. the most successful american skier in history. >> action. >> reporter: a favorite with sponsors, tabloids love her, too. her unconfirmed romance with tiger woods and her revelation that she's battled depression. >> hi, dad! >> reporter: but since she was 3 years old she's been happiest on the slopes. telling brian williams in 2010 that this is what she was born to do. >> i've given my entire life for the sport. >> reporter: there have been other heart-stopping falls. she came back from a terrible crash in torino two days later. but this time won't be easy. >> lindsey vonn is so tough, works so hard. if anyone can come back from this in time for the olympics, it's lindsey vonn. >> reporter: the heart of a champion with a track record of beating the odds. chris jansing, nbc news, new york. >>> and still ahead as we continue tonight, millions of americans stuck in traffic at this very moment, in fact, losing their patience along with a ton of time and money. wher
say, but with the same message. >> i think that the meteor incident in russia is a wake-up call especially when one considers it arrived at the exact same time, the exact same day as the asteroid fly-by. so i think that we're really becoming very aware that we are in jeopardy from these types of collisions. >> reporter: aware, but how well is the world prepared? nasa budgeted $20 million last year to look for objects that may hit the earth but some scientists say more money should be spent on detection and ways to avoid a possible collision. >> we've gotten very good at finding the big things, the kilometer sized objects. we're working down to smaller objects. but there's many more of the small objects like these than there are of the big ones. >> i'd say the appropriate technology for deflecting a dangerous asteroid could possibly be a nuclear bomb, but the key is catching and detecting the objects early. >> reporter: experts say that friday's blast could have killed thousands of people had the meteor landed in the middle of a large city, a reminder they say that even smaller o
outguns the rebels. raining scuds on to civilians in aleppo on friday. with russia arming assad, rebel leaders threatened to boycott a team meeting with kerry later this week to protest the u.s. and europe's refusal to arm them. >> at this stage, isn't it time to revisit that policy? >> with a new secretary of state at a beginning moment of the second term of president obama, when he himself has expressed concerns about it, this moment is ripe for us to be considering what more we can do. >> reporter: as a senator, kerry said military aid should be considered. and hillary clinton and leon panetta both recommended arming and training some rebel units. but president obama rejected that proposal last year. fearing weapons would get into the hands of al qaeda supporters. but today, facing rebel pressure, kerry hinted at a policy shift. >> we are determined that the syrian opposition is not going to be dangling in the wind, wondering where the support is or if it's coming. >> reporter: before leaving london, kerry called a key opposition leader and talked him into showing up for the meeting
can also see the folks in greenland and russia aren't that into our super bowl. we'll take a break. we're back in a moment with the picture that has a lot of folks breathing a sigh of relief. there's this island -- and it's got super-cute kangaroos. barrow island has got rare kangaroos. ♪ chevron has been developing energy here for decades. we need to protect their environment. we have a strict quarantine system to protect the integrity of the environment. forty years on, it's still a class-a nature reserve. it's our job to look after them. ...it's my job to look after it. ♪ >>> rosa parks was born 100 years ago today. and today her birthday was referred to correctly as national day of courage. the postal service has issued a new stamp in her memory. and today at the henry ford museum in dearborn, michigan where the famous bus is kept, visitors were allowed to take a seat where rosa parks made history. >>> at a new york synagogue, ed koch was remembered as the quintessential new york mayor. it was an emotional service, especially during the remarks of the current mayor, michael blo
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